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Cotyledon Observatory

by Noxroy

Noxroy's debut full-length is a wholly immersive soundworld of processed guitar layers that shimmer, phase, loop, and surge.
Genre: Electronic: Ambient
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1. Atlas/Wings: Infinity
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2. The Coyote Prism
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3. Alchemists
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4. Wyoming
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5. 1993
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Cascading guitar notes swirl and plunge through the opening moments of ‘Cotyledon Observatory,’ introducing a wholly immersive soundworld that alternately shimmers, loops, and surges. It is a fitting first moment for Andrew Fitzpatrick’s debut full-length as Noxroy, an album that derives much of its material from solo improvisations with guitar, effect pedals, and digital software. From this simple set-up Noxroy’s processed guitar layers phase and shift in abstraction (‘Alchemists’), dance and glisten on a seemingly placid bed of texture (‘Wyoming’), and generally carry great force in its small gestures.

At this point, Fitzpatrick is best known for his exacting guitar-work in All Tiny Creatures (Hometapes), but his list of collaborators and guest roles also include Collections of Colonies of Bees, Yellow Ostrich, and Sparklehorse/Death Cab for Cutie engineer Beau Sorenson. For this reason, ‘Cotyledon Observatory’ does not feel like a beginning. Noxroy is confident and clear in its vision, with each of the seven pieces appearing like different shades of the same vibrant color.


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